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Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reaction

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reaction

Spider-Man: Far From Home has just released its first trailer. Just in time for The Beta Report to rip it to shreds and give you every little detail you might have missed, like: Is Mysterio a wizard from Kamar Taj, where Dr. Strange also learned his magic? Is that the Spider-Noir suit? Is this a different Spider-verse? We also build up a few theories, re-work timelines, and travel to different dimensions…SUPER NERD STUFF! We’re getting all up in it. Any questions you might have, I’m sure we’ve got the answers. We’ve got all that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Samuel L. Jackson is All Powerful

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Samuel L. Jackson is All Powerful

What if Samuel L. Jackson is the most powerful human/mutant/hero/villain we’ve ever known? Could he be the key to bridging all franchises together? Is his super power being in every movie known to man? Find out in today’s brand new episode, where we talk about his upcoming movie: GLASS.

The Beta Boy’s also talk about Iron Fist getting KO’d and cancelled on Netflix, plus a new TOP 5. All this and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Are We Done With The X-MEN Franchise? (W/Special Guest Gabasonic)

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Are We Done With The X-MEN Franchise? (W/Special Guest Gabasonic)

The new trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix just dropped, and The Beta Boys react to the second onscreen appearance of the Phoenix and her friends. We don’t want to say it. But, we feel like we need to. Is the X-Men franchise dipping into lackluster DCEU territory? Listen to find out.

Oh and…GABASONIC aka Gabe Ruth aka Gabe Swanson aka Gaba-daba-do…Gabe is back! Gabe sits down with the Beta Bros one more time to talk about the X-Men and Dark Phoenix, but he also shares about his new Youtube channel and his new super hero friends. All this and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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The Beta Report Effect Strikes Again!

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The Beta Report Effect Strikes Again!

It might be coincidental, or clearly scientific, and perhaps a bit mystical, regardless of how you’d like to classify it, one thing remains true: THE BETA REPORT EFFECT IS REAL! They've often joked about the power of the TBR Effect, but now even we are beginning to believe it. The Beta Bros react to the astonishing ways The Effect has worked its entertainment magic in so many ways this week. From the sudden swell of Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker images and videos flooding our streams, to The House with a Clock in its Walls hitting the top spot on the TOP 5, we’ve developed the Midas Touch and we’d like to share the wealth.

The KON also reacts to a movie he may or may not have seen, as a brand new Bumblebee Trailer buzzed its way onto the internet. Plus, there are some creepy things going on in the TBR studio today…and Jay blames The Nun! Listen to find out if The Beta Bros made it out of this episode alive.

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      The Meg. This really just happened. Confirmation by this week's TOP 5, Action Stars still bring people to theaters. But, are our current action stars just raking in our money without creating iconic characters? Are Jason Statham and The Rock synonymous with any of their characters in the same way The Terminator and John McClain are synonymous with Arnie and Bruce Willy? The Beta Bros discuss.

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The Meg. This really just happened. Confirmation by this week's TOP 5, Action Stars still bring people to theaters. But, are our current action stars just raking in our money without creating iconic characters? Are Jason Statham and The Rock synonymous with any of their characters in the same way The Terminator and John McClain are synonymous with Arnie and Bruce Willy? The Beta Bros discuss.

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Presenting: A TBR Joint

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Presenting: A TBR Joint

Ladies and gentlemen, presenting: A TBR Joint. We bring you just a little bit of STATIC. A story about the right hand and the left hand, good and evil, love and hate: Blackkklansman and The Meg, Spike Lee and Jason Statham. The Beta Bros have a fresh new GO/NO GO featuring the return of the man, the myth, the legend: Spike Lee and his new film Blackkklansman. Does Spike have more juice than Statham to bring people to theaters? Is a great director more attractive than a great action star? The boy's discuss. 

We also have a brand new STREAM COME TRUE featuring a Youtube channel you should all be following and a 90's action classic that we've all probably erased from our minds. And, for the first time, in a long time, we have a unanimous winner for this week's PICK OF THE WEEK. All that, and so much more, on this week's episode of The Beta Report.

Oh and remember...Always do the right thing. Got it? Got it. I'm gone. 

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4th of July Pre-Show

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4th of July Pre-Show

Happy 3rd of July! The Beta Report is celebrating America by trying something a little different this week. We're gonna commemorate 'Merica by giving you TWO EPISODES IN ONE WEEK! What's more American than "Two for the Price of ONE"? The episodes will be 30 minutes long, perfect for your daily commutes on the Oregon Trail or if you're simply giving your pet Bald Eagle a bath. These bite-sized episodes are here to feed your podcast hunger like a fresh basket of Freedom Fries. They'll be up every Tuesday and Thursday, unless, Toddlers...You guys already know. 

On today's episode, we got a new TOP 5 (movies at the box office), The KON gives a quick review for the Netflix Original Show, GLOW Season 2, and Jay, Uno, and The KON give you the perfect 4th of July Movies to watch this week. We've got all this and so much more on the FIRST OF TWO episodes this week, of The Beta Report.

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The KON Decrees: Jurassic World 2 & Luke Cage 2 Reviews

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The KON Decrees: Jurassic World 2 & Luke Cage 2 Reviews

Never has a King done more for his people than our very own King of the Nerds. In no place in time has a royal put in as many hours in sheer consumption of entertainment to ensure that his subjects are safe from boring, ill advised, or just flat out terrible shows or movies than The KON. From Netflix to Hulu, and TV to the theater, our sovereign Nerd has the answers to all of your geeky questions. This week, The KON decrees his reviews on two highly anticipated premieres: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom & Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2. He talks about the good, the bad, and the bland...are Marvel's Netflix shows getting a little, stale? Click the play button and find out.

The Beta Bro's also dive into a little Steven Seagal (Mixed Martial Arts Master?), a new TOP 5 and as always, there's a new top-rope-slobber-knocking-leg-drop PICK OF THE WEEK. All that and so much more, on this week's episode of The Beta Report.

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Pixar Movies Make Me Cry

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Pixar Movies Make Me Cry

I think we can all relate with the title. For years, Pixar has figured out new and exciting ways to make us cry...and we love it! Whether its 30 minutes of robots lovingly musing and not speaking a word, introducing a couple's love and heartbreak in the first 10 minutes of a film, or allowing us to share one final emotional moment with our favorite toys. If Pixar movies don't make you feel a certain way by the end of each movie...you might want to check your pulse! So, with The Incredibles 2 shattering records and taking hold of the box office's top spot, The Beta Bros, The KON and Jay, offer up their 5 favorite Pixar movies. The results might make you un poco loco. They also offer up their 5 LEAST favorite Pixar movies, which was actually harder to do than expected. 

They also have a brand new TOP 5 box office list with a brief Incredibles 2 review by Jay, a brand new bullet proof choice in this week's STREAM COME TRUE, and a new savage PICK OF THE WEEK comes roaring through. All that and so much more, on this week's episode of The Beta Report. 

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The Incredibles are Better Than The Avengers...

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The Incredibles are Better Than The Avengers...

Never mind the clickbait title, I think there is some truth to this. In one corner, there is a family of heroes that waited 14 years to release a sequel. In the other, we have a team of heroes who became a family, that spent 10 years doing nothing but releasing sequels. And, though we've grown up with both groups, there is a certain fondness for The Incredibles that is nestled deep in my Pixar loving heart. Knowing what Toy Story 3 was able to emotionally pull from me, I can already tell that The Incredibles can, and undoubtedly will, do the same. So, can The Incredibles be better films than The Avengers movies? Listen to find out! 

So, on today's show, we dive into this week's GO/NO GO, which of course is: The Incredibles 2. We also break down this week's TOP 5, including the twisted and wholly terrifying new horror classic, Hereditary. Jay also gives his quick Ocean's 8 review. Make sure and stay tuned to this week's blog to read his full review. Finally, we have a brand new Trailer Park. All that and so much more, on this week's episode of The Beta Report.

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Is SOLO a Flop? TBR's SOLO Review [SPOILERS]

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Is SOLO a Flop? TBR's SOLO Review [SPOILERS]

SOLO has smuggled its way into theaters and lets just say, people are having a bad feeling about this. There's been a lot of nerd rage surrounding this film and the visceral reaction by the Star Wars community has never been more hostile. But, is SOLO: A Star Wars Story really as bad as people are making it out to be? Is SOLO not worth watching? Is SOLO: A Star Wars Story truly a flop? 

This week, The Beta Bros send Uno off on his Money Heist vacation as he hustles his way through the mean streets of Spain. So, while he's gone, the KON and Jay are here to cut through the nerd noise and give you guys a spoiler filled review of SOLO. Nothing goes on touched as the Bros take on what they loved about the film and what they hated. They also ponder which direction can Star Wars go from here, and are we willing to take that ride. Plus, we have a new PICK OF THE WEEK and we are also proud to present our One Minute Tangent segment sponsored by MoviePass (Not Really. MoviePass is not an official sponsor of The Beta Report...but they can be. Hit us up MP!!!). All that, and so much more, on this week's episode of The Beta Report.

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Interview with a Wookie w/Special Guest Chewbacca

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Interview with a Wookie w/Special Guest Chewbacca

The Beta Report has a packed show today. The KON has seen Deadpool 2 and he does a deep dive into the movie and gives his SPOILERY review. They also preview this weeks only GO/NO GO option, Solo: A Star Wars Story. The boys break down this movie and let you know what to expect and whether this is actually going to be good. Have expectations kind of turned the tide for TBR? Plus, Jay offers up his Willow/Solo parallels and how Young Val Kilmer is the key to Solo's success. Go read Jay's new blog to learn more about his theory. 

And, finally, what you've all been waiting for, The Beta Report has your exclusive interview with the legendary Wookie warrior, Chewbacca! We are excited to have him on the show and he offers a lot of interesting information regarding his co-star Harrison Ford, and he also talks about his other acting jobs that you might not be aware of. So much good stuff! Plus, we have another TOP 5, plus a brand new batch of PICKS OF THE WEEK. All that and so much more on this weeks episode of The Beta Report. 

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The Golden Ticket: A TBR Guide to The Weekend

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The Golden Ticket: A TBR Guide to The Weekend

Should I stream or should I go? Avengers: Infinity War or Life of the Party? Faces Places or Evil Genius?

As we hit a bit of a lull in theaters as far as new releases and though Netflix and other streaming services are now flooded with great content, figuring out what to watch has gotten harder and harder to do. Well, don't fret! The Beta Report has your golden ticket to a perfect entertainment filled weekend!

This week, we go over the TOP 5 movies still in theaters and debate whether any of those are worth another watch [Wink wink]. Plus, we got a brand new GO/NO GO and a fresh STREAM COME TRUE. All this and so much more on this week's episode of The Beta Report. 

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Oh Snap! Infinity War Review [Spoilers]

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Oh Snap! Infinity War Review [Spoilers]

WARNING: This Review Contains SPOILERS!

Finally, the wait is over. Avengers: Infinity War is finally here and The Beta Report has your comprehensive review of this massive sequel to one of Marvel's most compelling sagas. We discuss what were our favorite moments, which character had the best performance, what were the most shocking surprises in the film, and whose predictions were right and what does that mean for Avengers 4. There's so much to unpack in this movie, so lets get started. Click the link below to listen to The Beta Report's Review of Avengers: Infinity War right now!

Plus, Captain KON is back from his cruise and we get a quick update on Gil Glamps and his friend McMasters.  

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Avengers: Infinity War Preview

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Avengers: Infinity War Preview

Its finally here! By the time this episode posts, we'll be three days away from Avengers: Infinity War, and with so many questions still swirling around, like: What is The Black Order? Which character will die? Where are all of the Infinity Stones? The Beta Report has you covered! Check out our Infinity War preview, which should answer all the questions you might have before diving into a film that has been 10 years in the making.

We also give you guys the three Marvel movies that you MUST WATCH in order to get an idea of where our heroes are and where they've been before clashing with the mad titan, Thanos. And, we also get some help from our IT consultant, Gil. He likes pistachios...All that and so much more on this week's episode of The Beta Report. 

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TV Time: 2018 Preview

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TV Time: 2018 Preview

The box. Telly. Small screen. The tube. The boob-tube. TV. Television. We all have one. Or two, or three. We even carry one in our pocket now! The way we consume TV shows today, has changed dramatically in the last couple of years. With streaming services, cable channel apps, and video-sharing websites all providing access to what we could only get at a certain time in one particular place, has now opened up a world of opportunities to mind-numbingly binge every TV show that is out there. But, with all those possibilities now available to us, it might be hard to figure out what to watch, when to watch, and where to watch some of the new and returning shows in 2018. That’s where we come in. The Beta Report has done all your homework for you. They don’t call one of us the King of The Nerds for nothing. In today’s episode, we highlight some of the best brand new shows coming out this year and we also look at some of our favorite returning shows like Jessica Jones, The Handmaid’s Tale and Atlanta.

We also have a new PICK OF THE WEEK and a challenge for all of our listeners…Listen in to see what that might be and what that might mean for Uno, Kon, and Jay. We got all that and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

Photo by Pawel Kadysz on Unsplash

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Tofurky Talk & Leftover Thoughts

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Tofurky Talk & Leftover Thoughts

What’s thanksgiving without a few leftovers? And what’s a post-thanksgiving episode without some tofurkey talk and a little more Justice League thoughts? This week, we revisit last week’s Justice League discussion and touch on a few things that we didn’t have a chance to get to. Namely, the appearance of Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke, his stand-alone movie, The Legion of Doom, and the DCEU’s future. We also had to talk about Kevin Feige’s most recent comments about Avengers 4, and the most certain end of the current Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it. Who will we see in the next phase? Which of our beloved heroes will make it out alive or simply fade away?

We also share same Thanksgiving stories, Black Friday nostalgia and let downs, and of course, our PICK OF THE WEEK! So, make sure and click the link/play button below to listen to this week’s new episode. 

Photo by Rustic Vegan on Unsplash

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ROASTED REVIEWS: Justice League + The Punisher

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ROASTED REVIEWS: Justice League + The Punisher

Happy (early) Thanksgiving! As we near the impending belly busting feasts that will reign down gargantuan gluttonous glory upon our guts, let the Beta Bros snap you out of your comatose state with our Justice League and Punisher SPOILER FREE reviews. Is Justice League as bad as the gluten free gravy your parents are making you eat? Is The Punisher as gruesome as your uncle eating all those mashed potatoes with his bare hands? Listen now to find out. 

We also baked up a fresh batch of hot and ready to eat PICK(S) OF THE WEEK for all your possible Thanksgiving scenarios. Fed up with your family so you want to go out? We got a pick for that! Too tired and full to roll yourself off your couch to go to the theater? We got a pick for that! Fed up with your family, full, tired, so you want to go out, but you still want more turkey so you head back home??? WE GOT A PICK FOR THAT TOO! We got you covered no matter what. 

Photo by Alison Marras on Unsplash

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Hey Man, Want to Listen to a Podcast?

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Hey Man, Want to Listen to a Podcast?

On this week's episode, The Beta Bros breakdown a miracle and testify on the rebirth of the god of Thunder. He has risen from the ashes and has emerged gloriously hilarious! We got our Thor: Ragnarok review and it Korgin' great. We also preview the upcoming Justice League movie and The Punisher Netflix series, both premiering this Friday! And, we also geek out on a few new Star Wars announcements that just broke a few days ago. 

We also need your help with this week's PICK OF THE WEEK. As we mentioned above, we preview both Justice League and The Punisher but we need you to tell us what should be the PICK OF THE WEEK. Which of these two should we see on Friday? Let us know below or on Facebook and Instagram @TheBetaReport. 

Photo by Jacob Spence on Unsplash

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Los Doyers! World Series Special w/MLB Expert

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Los Doyers! World Series Special w/MLB Expert

As you guys know, we are native sons of Los Angeles, CA. So, seeing our Dodgers make it to the World Series after a 28 year drought, is a kind of a big deal. Now, because of this historic run, we just had to do a baseball-centric show to discuss our Dodgers as well as some classic baseball movies to get us in the right World Series spirit. AND...we've brought on our own MLB Expert, Chef Extraordinaire and previous guest, the ever so lovely: Jocelyne Zelaya to help us analyze and predict the Dodgers vs. Astros match-up. 

Aside from being a baseball fan and expert, as we mentioned above, Jocelyne is also an incredible and talented chef and we talk once again about her culinary career and the shows and chefs that inspire her to do what she does. We also have a brand new PICK OF THE WEEK and so much more. So, make sure and listen to this week's episode of The Beta Report. 

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